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Home: Our top five spring cleaning tips

Spring Cleaning

Five spring cleaning tips for your new home… 

Is there anything better than a spring clean? It’s the perfect way to de-clutter before the lighter, warmer nights roll in. And the best way to keep your new home looking and feeling new! 
To give you some inspiration, we have gathered our top five tips on how to achieve the perfect spring clean. 

Make your mirrors streak free and shiny

A streaky mirror is almost impossible to avoid, but if you stay on top if it and follow this rule, you’ll always have a streak free mirror! Use white vinegar spray and a fluffy microfiber cloth to wipe away all the smears. Keep going until your streak free and  left with a perfect shiny mirror.

Don’t forget your drains

Cleaning out your drains may not be at the top of your to do list when it comes to cleaning your sinks, but this helpful tip can make a huge difference. Pour some soda crystals down each, then use white vinegar spray and neat disinfectant, such as Zoflora, whilst boiling the kettle. Then once the kettle has boiled wash it all away with boiling water. 

Cleaning your leather sofas 

Get them looking brand new again, use leather wipes all over the backs, arms and cushions of the sofa before using some leather aroma spray, leaving it smelling clean and fresh. 

Make your fridge sparkle 

It’s important to keep your fridge clean and smelling lovely as much as possible. It’s advised to have a clean out and wipe down of your fridge at least once every 2 weeks. To do this, empty your fridge, removing all contents, including shelving and trays – but  leave the bottom tray and fill with hot water and multi-purpose disinfectant, such as Zoflora. Then use this water to wipe down the insides and the outsides of the fridge before using cleaning paste to remove marks. Finally, leave to dry before filling it up again. 

Keeping your bin clean 

Your bin is another household item that can really make a difference to the ambience in the house. You want your home to look, feel and smell homely and so, keeping your bin clean is important. Once you’ve emptied the bin, use pine disinfectant to spray before pouring a capful of disinfectant into the bottom. Hose down, before using a cloth full of washing up liquid to wipe down the inside and outside of the bin before hosing it down again and leaving to dry.